|Project by PKFF||posted 12-30-2011 02:50 AM||1493 views||1 time favorited||5 comments|
My wife needed a place to do her homework and the dining room table was not the place. I built her this area using pine 1 by lumber bisquit jointed together. The countertop is 1×6 pin on top of 3/4” plywood and finished with just polyurethane highgloss (12 coats). There is 18’ of bookshelf space and the filing cabinet drawers are use aluminium rails inside for added support for the file folders (sorry not pictured) the shelfs are adjustable using pins. The bench has two drawers for office supplies and two cabinets for blankets or other things. The top is upholstered with 4” high density foam and a canvas linen for the cover. This was about a 2 week project start to finish.
The doors and drawers were actually stained the same but came out differently when dried. They are the same species of wood and the only explanation I have is the grain of the wood was clear on one and tight on the other. I was going to redo them, but my wife convinced me it added “Character”, whatever that means. haha! She enjoys this work area everyday.
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